Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tyler, TX (60.8 miles , pop. 83,650).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (93.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Oakwood, TX (2.8 miles ), Fairfield, TX (3.6 miles ), Buffalo, TX (3.8 miles ), Montalba-Tennessee Colony, TX (4.4 miles) , Teague, TX (4.4 miles ), Palestine, TX (4.5 miles ), Elkhart, TX (4.7 miles ), Cayuga, TX (4.8 miles) .
Latitude: 31.65 N, Longitude: 95.96 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 903
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Butler: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Butler, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Butler-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/15/1987, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Butler place center killed one person and injured 59 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/9/1981, a category F3 tornado 20.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Freestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butler:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Butler compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Butler CCD (based on Freestone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,560 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,955 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1